The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 97 96 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 30 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 1.23% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.31% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 16
Average salary £57,500 £66,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.20% -5.35%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Solutions Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1799 1527 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.19% 93.85% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1233 1822
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £60,000 -
Chester +1 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 22 (34.38%) SOA
2 21 (32.81%) Java
3 20 (31.25%) Finance
4 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 15 (23.44%) J2EE
5 15 (23.44%) N-Tier
5 15 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (21.88%) Migration
6 14 (21.88%) Data Migration
6 14 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (20.31%) DB2
7 13 (20.31%) UML
8 12 (18.75%) SMS
8 12 (18.75%) HL7
8 12 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (18.75%) Banking
8 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (18.75%) Advertising
8 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 11 (17.19%) Mainframe
9 11 (17.19%) Degree
9 11 (17.19%) CICS
9 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
10 10 (15.63%) .NET
10 10 (15.63%) COBOL
11 8 (12.50%) Oracle
12 6 (9.38%) OO
13 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.81%) SOAP
14 4 (6.25%) EJB

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.19%) CICS
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) SMS
2 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) SSH
3 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) FTP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) DB2
3 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.56%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.56%) Aptana Studio
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.56%) Sublime Text
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Advertising
2 12 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) J2EE
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) SOAP
4 4 (6.25%) JMS
4 4 (6.25%) JNDI
4 4 (6.25%) EJB
4 4 (6.25%) JDBC
4 4 (6.25%) JSP
5 3 (4.69%) Middleware
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.13%) XML
7 1 (1.56%) XSD
7 1 (1.56%) XSLT
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) Java EE
7 1 (1.56%) JSON
7 1 (1.56%) CSS
7 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) N-Tier
2 14 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (17.19%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
1 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.13%) OS/400
2 2 (3.13%) zOS
2 2 (3.13%) SUSE
2 2 (3.13%) UNIX
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) AIX
2 2 (3.13%) HPUX
2 2 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) SOA
2 15 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (21.88%) Data Migration
3 14 (21.88%) Migration
4 13 (20.31%) UML
5 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 12 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.38%) OO
8 4 (6.25%) EAI
8 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.69%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.13%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) Java
2 10 (15.63%) COBOL
3 3 (4.69%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) NCIE
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.56%) MCTS
3 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) KVM
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) EMC
3 4 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) NetApp
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.69%) Symantec
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.13%) Juniper
5 2 (3.13%) BMC
5 2 (3.13%) CA
5 2 (3.13%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.56%) Isilon
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) CommVault
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